CBSE Guess paper class X S.Studies 2008 4


Roll.No. Code.No. 087

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SOCIAL SCIENCE

Time allowed: 80 minutes] [Maximum Marks: 25

General Instructions:

  1. Attempt all questions.
  2. Do not write anything on the question paper.
  3. Questions 1 to 11 carry 2 marks each and question 12 carries 3 marks
  4. Marks for each question are indicated near it.

1. How important are public facilities in economic development? 2

2. Discuss the generation and propagation of Tsunami waves. 2

3. Why was Khilafat movement launched? 2

4. Define decentralization. Explain its basic principle. 2

5. Giving examples differentiate between stock and reserve. 2

6. Complete the following table assuming that there are only 4 families in each state

States

Family

Per capita income

I

II

III

IV

A

500

10000

550

(a) ------

3000

B

3000

2500

4000

3500

(b) --------

Are both states equally developed? Why? 2

7. Distinguish between Union List and State List? 2

8. Why was Civil Disobedience Movement called off? What were its results? 2

9. (a) List any 2 human activities that have contributed to land degradation 1

(b) What are shelter belts? 1

10. Why have the relations between Sinhala and Tamil communities in Sri Lanka constrained over time? 2

11. How does water cause soil erosion? Explain. 2

12. What were the position of Dailts during the pre-Independence period? How did Gandhiji integrate them into the National Movement? 3

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